Cochlear implant service at The Children's Hospital at Westmead
Enquiries: (02) 9844 6800
Fax: (02) 9844 6811
The Cochlear Implant Centre provides:
- multidisciplinary assessment of severe or profoundly deaf children for potential cochlear implant
- Ongoing post-operative care for children with a cochlear implant
Services include programming the device, intensive auditory, speech and language therapy, family counselling and support and liaison with other educational agencies. The Centre currently treats more than 400 children.
Appointments and questions
A referral from a general practitioner or other medical referral is required. An initial medical interview and assessment with a surgeon will be arranged in the first instance.
For information about cochlear implants or related services, phone the Sydney Cochlear Implant Centre on (02) 9844 6800.